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Delinquent youths with PTSD need individualized treatment, studies suggest

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Juvenile offenders who have a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder are at 67 percent greater risk of entering substance abuse treatment within seven years and may require specialized treatment to stay sober and out of trouble, a new study by University of Illinois scholars Jordan Davis and Gabriel ('Joey') Merrin found.
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